What You're Really Getting From Outlet Stores

Outlets aren’t what they used to be.

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FEATURING
Sapna Maheshwari
News Reporter, BuzzFeed
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Ilse Metchek
President, California Fashion Association

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Colleen Tressler
Consumer Education Specialist, Federal Trade Commission
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“Percentage of Stores That Are Outlets”
Courtesy of Ilse Metchek

VIDEO
KDVR, Fox31 Denver News Footage

Can you tell the difference between clothing from an outlet store versus retail?

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SOURCES
http://www.businessinsider.com/outlet-stores-arent-a-good-deal-2014-5
http://www.racked.com/2014/10/8/7573957/outlet-mall-stores
http://www.buzzfeed.com/sapna/customers-finally-aware-that-most-outlet-merchandise-is-now#.xfdoKnqrM
http://www.whitehouse.senate.gov/news/release/sens-and-rep-to-ftc-outlet-stores-may-be-misleading-consumers
http://www.racked.com/2014/8/20/7580389/gap-banana-republic-outlet-lawsuit
http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/gap-and-banana-republic-sued-over-outlet-store-offerings-081914.html
http://www.bbb.org/blog/2014/04/do-you-know-what-you-are-buying-at-factory-outlet-malls/
http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/outlet-shopping-getting-your-moneys-worth
http://jezebel.com/your-j-crew-outlet-clothes-arent-discounted-theyre-jus-1577059280
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/16/outlet-shopping-stores-knock-offs-_n_5336790.html

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